The first male of the extinct bee tribe Melikertini (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

@inproceedings{Engel2014TheFM,
  title={The first male of the extinct bee tribe Melikertini (Hymenoptera: Apidae)},
  author={M. Engel and L. Breitkreuz and M. Ohl},
  year={2014}
}
  • M. Engel, L. Breitkreuz, M. Ohl
  • Published 2014
  • Biology
  • The first male bee of the extinct corbiculate tribe Melikertini Engel (Apinae) is described and figured.  Mochlomelikertes hoffeinsorum Engel, Breitkreuz, & Ohl, new genus and species, is easily distinguished from other groups within the tribe based on unique male modifications as well as a distinctive forewing venation.  Some melikertines are famous for their peculiar modifications and processes, specifically the uniquely enlarged clypeal protrusions found in the genus Succinapis Engel… CONTINUE READING
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